| Selected Articles on Economic Growth by Paul
- "Economic Growth," The Concise Encyclopedia of
Economics, David R. Henderson, ed. Liberty Fund 2007. PDF available here.
- "Post-Scarcity Prophet." (An interview published in
Reason Magazine.) Available here.
- "Increasing Returns
and Long-Run Growth," Journal of
Political Economy, Vol. 94, No. 5 (Oct. 1986), pp. 1002-1037.
My first attempt at modeling
growth, derived from my Ph.D. thesis.
- "Endogenous Technological
Political Economy, Vol. 98, No. 5, "Part 2: The Problem of Development:
A Conference on the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise
Systems." (Oct. 1990), pp. S71-102.
My second model of growth.
If you want to read just one article by me on the theory of growth,
read this one.
- "New Goods, Old Theory, and
the Welfare Costs of
Restrictions," Journal of Development Economics, No. 43 (1994), pp.
exploration of the effects that new goods have on welfare economics.
The specific application is to the effects of trade restrictions, but
the broader question concerns the difficulty we have in leaving behind
the comfortable vision of a world in which all change comes from
increased quantities of existing goods.
Kaldor Facts: Ideas, Institutions, Population, and Human Capital."
(Joint with Charles Jones.) NBER Working paper #15094.
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2010, 2:1, 224–245.
look back on what we have learned about economic growth and a look
ahead on the challenges that the theory of growth should address.
Promises, and the Politics of
Entitlement." Chapter 7 from Individual and Social Responsibility,
Victor R. Fuchs ed. (1996.)
The precursor to my current
work on politics and the dynamics of rules. See www.chartercities.org
for more detail on this new project.